Trains, Buses, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$128 | 1d 11h 0min Train$216 | 1d 1h 56min Bus167 lb of CO2
  1. Train$216
    1d 2h 9min · 286 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$128
    1d 11h 0min · 194 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$151
    18h 56min · 215 lb of CO2

LAK to AMS Trains

train tickets from Lakeland to Amsterdam

$218 · 1d 2h 9min
AmtrakAmtrak LAK train to AMS
Train Tickets
About $218
Travel Duration
1d 2h 9min

train tickets from Winter Haven to Amsterdam

$218 · 1d 2h 6min
AmtrakAmtrak WTH train to AMS
Train Tickets
About $218
Travel Duration
1d 2h 6min

train tickets from Lakeland to Schenectady

$216 · 1d 1h 56min
AmtrakAmtrak LKL train to SDY
Train Tickets
About $216
Travel Duration
1d 1h 56min

LAK to AMS Buses

bus tickets from Lakeland to Amsterdam

$128 · 1d 11h 0min
Various bus companies
About $128
Travel Duration
1d 11h 0min

bus tickets from Plant City to Amsterdam

$211 · 1d 6h 25min
Various bus companies
About $211
Travel Duration
1d 6h 25min

bus tickets from Auburndale to Amsterdam

$209 · 1d 6h 10min
Various bus companies
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 10min

bus tickets from Winter Haven to Amsterdam

$209 · 1d 6h 11min
Various bus companies
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 11min

Drive from LAK to AMS

Driving from LAK to AMS

$151 · 18h 56min

It's 1117 miles between LAK to AMS. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 56min and 19h 52min from LAK to AMS under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 49min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to AMS by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $150.

Our recommendation to AMS

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from LAK to AMS?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

LAK to AMS NY - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from LAK to AMS. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to AMS is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the LAK/AMS buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from LAK is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between LAK FL and AMS during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from LAK to AMS? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of AMS traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to AMS is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

How long does it take from LAK to AMS by car?

The total distance between LAK and AMS is 1117 miles and will take you about 18 hours 56 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $151.

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